verb[with object] (usually as adjective spraddled) chiefly West Indian & North American
Spread (one’s legs) far apart: the cat’s spraddled hind legs
More example sentences
- But if spraddle is a term which has never completely gone out of style, squinch is downright popular.
- If per chance one of your birds becomes spraddle-legged, fasten a soft cord to one leg at the ankle.
- Sand usually doesn't work too well and again you often wind up with spraddle-legged youngsters.
Mid 17th century (in the sense 'sprawl'): probably from sprad, dialect past participle of spread.
Definition of spraddle in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.